Using HSL Color (Hue, Saturation, Luminosity) to Create Better-Looking GUIs (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1. .NET Framework Support for HSL Microsoft gives some support for the HSL color in the .NET Framework. The standard color dialog lets us enter HSL values in the ‘Hue’, ‘Sat’ and ‘Lum’ boxes to the left of the Red, Green, Blue boxes. These can only be entered as integers, and are … Continue reading Using HSL Color (Hue, Saturation, Luminosity) to Create Better-Looking GUIs (Part 2)

Using HSL Color (Hue, Saturation, Luminosity) to Create Better-Looking GUIs (Part 1)

Introduction Business applications often have multiple screens that simply present grids of data. One way of making these applications more user-friendly is to use different colors on the backgrounds for such screens. Then you can talk about the ‘blue screen’ rather than the ‘intra-day warehousing report screen’. However, if you are not careful with your … Continue reading Using HSL Color (Hue, Saturation, Luminosity) to Create Better-Looking GUIs (Part 1)